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fandango


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A lively Sp. dance believed to be of S. Amer. origin. It is in simple triple or compound duple time, and of ever‐increasing speed, with sudden stops during which the performers (a single couple) remain motionless, and with intervals during which they sing. Acc. is normally by guitar or castanets. There is a fandango in Mozart's Figaro.

Subjects: Music.


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